We are one month old!! Since our web site went online and we started operating and selling to our customers, it’s already been one month!!
I would like to thank you all for your support and trust and especially the clients in Ripe market Dubai and in Sharjah!! Your response and love was so immediate that it has given me a reason to commit even further to my values and my efforts to always select and bring the best products for you.
According to your demands, I would like to seize this opportunity and introduce to you one of the most significant, beneficial and antioxidant Greek ingredients; one of the unique gifts of Greek Nature. The Chios Mastiha.
Let’s start with a bit of history. Mastiha of Chios (or Tears of Chios or Arabic Gum) is a resinous crystal granule that comes from a particular tree, at specific times during a year. It is produced by the tree’s sap, which flows in slow motion, just as tears, onto the ground, and is then collected, sorted, cleaned and sold all over the world.
Chios Mastiha is a unique Protected Destination of Origin (P.D.O) product that is produced only on Chios Island. (Eastern Aegean).
Despite the competition from other species of mastic, Chios Mastic’s superior quality has established it as a unique product with significant commercial value and exclusivity of supply.
Chios Mastiha has a triple personality. Apart from being an exotic, aromatic herb which can be used in the traditional Greek cuisine such as an addition to breads, cream- based desserts, pastries, ice- creams etc.; it has scientifically been proved to have beneficial effects against diseases of the digestive system. It contributes to oral hygiene, it is natural antioxidant, it has anti- bacterial and anti- inflammatory qualities and also, regenerates the skin.
International interest for this precious resin from Chios Island is growing year after year. Modern cosmetology has started utilizing the healing properties of mastic by using its essential oil. Mastic oil significantly reduces problems associated with oily skin. It boosts collagen production, softens lines and wrinkles, moisturizes deeply, and improves skin problems related to photoaging.
That’s why cosmetics and food containing Chios Mastic is believed –right so- to be connected closely with beauty and health.